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Feb 15, 2013 1:00pm PST
close, the president's strategy is to go directly to the american people. you can't go to the city of chicago, even though you want to talk about opportunities, social programs, mental health services, increase in the minimum wage and all of the rest, you can't go to a place like chicago and not talk about gun violence. so what he's trying to do, i think, is say, look, this is not a rural issue versus an urban issue. this is an american issue. it's just one more way that -- he understands what the political odds are in congress for a ban on assault weapons. he gets that. but this is just one way for him to make the case to the american people to pressure members of congress and lots of them, by the way, as you know are democrats who are in districts where it might not be so popular. >> or states. >> or states. pressure members of congress with him at least in part of his gun proposals. >> dan lothian is also taking a look at this. this has been a manl juror problem in the city of chicago. president obama's hometown. here's dan with more on that. >> reporter: jim, the president is a
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Feb 19, 2013 5:00pm PST
breathe better. (blowing sound) ask your doctor about spiriva. >>> a developing story out of kansas city. we're getting new video of a building on fire. there are preliminary reports this started with a car crash. as you can see, it led to something much, much bigger than expected. we'll have the latest. ♪make just one heart to heart you - you sing to♪ ♪one smile that cheers you ♪one face that lights when it nears you.♪ ♪and you will be happy too. try e-mail marketing from constantcontact. it's the fastest, easiest way to create great-looking custom e-mails that bring customers through your door. sign up for your free trial today at constantcontact.com/try. >>> crime and punishment tonight. a spectacular well ek cuted diamond heist that reads like an agath ta christy who done it. precious gems stolen by heavily armed men right out of the cargo hold of a plane in brussels belgium. there was choreography and precision to the theft which unfolded at lightning speed. the whole operation took only a few short minutes. the thieves were described as professionals by one official, an
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Feb 19, 2013 4:00pm PST
's best friend. >>> we want to show you this picture right now. this is a live picture out of kansas city. this is a gas explosion. that is the latest that we can tell you right now. as you can see, there's a significant fire and lots of police and fire presence right there. you can actually watch right there, the firemen trying to put this blaze out. a huge fire in kansas city tonight. we'll get more information on this. as you can see, it's a gas explosion but there are buildings nearby. it looks like a parking garage perhaps to the left and a building to the right. this is obviously in kansas city proper and a significant gas explosion. we'll have more details on that in a couple moments but i wanted to show it to you the minute we got that footage. we'll have the latest on that. >>> plus, new details about the sandy hook shooter. a source tells us adam lanza was obsessed with certain people. plus, there was a daring heist in belgium. thieves made off with $50 million in uncut diamonds. police are saying they might never get them back. >>> kate middleton shows off her baby bump. why he
CNN
Feb 21, 2013 4:00pm PST
it with a cell phone. >> smells like chlorine. >> reporter: chlorine, what the city is using to flush the hotel's entire water system, after the gruesome discovery of a woman's body inside one of the rooftop tanks that may have been there for as long as 2 1/2 weeks. four tanks connect to the hotel's drinking supply, and during those weeks, hundreds of residents and hotel guests have been using it. >> it makes me sick to my stomach. that's why a lot of people have left and went to another hotel. just the thought of it, for so long. >> reporter: the woman inside the tank, 21-year-old alicia lamb. the tourist from vancouver, canada, arrived in los angeles on january 26th. surveillance video shows her acting oddly inside the hotel elevator, as if she's hiding from someone. but katie orphan he has lamb didn't seem odd at all when they met. >> she was very joinioutgoing, lively, for vendly. >> reporter: orphan is the owner of a bookstore around the corner called the last bookstore, one of the last places lamb was seen by anyone, as she bought presents for her parents and sister. >> talking about what
CNN
Feb 22, 2013 4:00am PST
to the city for a job. >>> tim tebow cancels a controversial talk. >>> "starting point" begins right now. >>> in south africa, we're less than a half an hour away of knowing whether accused murderer oscar pistorius will walk out of court on bail. a judge is expected to make a ruling. he is accused of premeditated murder of his model girlfriend. and this is the fourth day of pistorius' bail hearing. we are awaiting the judge's decision. 29 minutes away. robyn curnow joins us live now from pretoria. >> half an hour to go until we hear that judgment from the magistrate on whether or not oscar pistorius spends tonight and the next few months perhaps the rest of this year behind bars or whether he walks free for now and goes home. and, of course, the journalists standing outside here, the pretoria magistrate's court, all waiting anxiously. also we know inside that court, his family, he has a large family, they have been incredibly supportive. literally standing behind him, sitting behind him, often putting their hand on his shoulder and they are all pretty anxious. we can see also oscar pisto
CNN
Feb 18, 2013 2:00am PST
heating bills and sli shrinking paychecks. we have a reporter live at a gas station in new york city. what do the prices look like there? >> reporter: hi, john. yeah, gas prices are certainly skyrocketing. over here on 10th avenue, you'll see regular gas $4.15. i'm looking at the board now. premium is still $4.45. we're expected to see the numbers increase even further. let me shou the numbers. what it looks like in terms of the rest of the country. average price, $3.71. that's the average. but, you know, in some states, you know, it can get a lot higher than that. anyone in hawaii knows what i'm talking about. gas is $4.29 over there. the cheapest gas is in wyoming. $3.17 a gallon. this is really coming at a bad time for a lot of americans in this part of the country at least. people are spending more money on heating. they don't have the spare change to spare on gas prices getting higher. taxes also increasing for a lot of americans. at this particular gas station, i did speak to some taxi drivers who pulled in earlier this morning. i xad thasked them, what are yog to do? they told me th
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Feb 19, 2013 7:00pm PST
city. we're getting new video of a building on fire. there are preliminary reports this started with a car crash. as you can see, it led to something much, much bigger than expected. we'll have the latest. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >>> crime and punishment tonight. a spectacular well executed diamond heist that reads like an agatha christie whodunit. precious gems stolen by heavily armed men right out of the cargo hold of a plane at an airport in brussels, belgium. there was choreography and precision to the theft which unfolded at lightning speed. the whole operation took only a few short minutes. the thieves were described as professionals by one official, and are most likely linked to organized crime. dan rivers tonight on what
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Feb 18, 2013 8:00pm PST
to tell you. >>> and the world's largest yacht docks in new york city. we'll show you what $1.5 billion looks like up close. [ female announcer ] going to sleep may be easy, but when you wake up in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night when you can't get back to sleep. it's an effective sleep medicine you don't take before bedtime. take it in bed only when you need it and have at least four hours left for sleep. do not take intermezzo if you have had an allergic reaction to drugs containing zolpidem, such as ambien. allergic reactions such as shortness of breath or swelling of your tongue or throat may occur and may be fatal. intermezzo should not be taken if you have taken another sleep medicine at bedtime or in the middle of the night or drank alcohol that day. do not drive or operate machinery until at least 4 hours after taking intermezzo and you're fully awake. driving, eating, or engaging in other activities while not fu
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Feb 19, 2013 10:00pm PST
, and to america, has never been stronger. >>> a developing story out of kansas city. we're getting new video of a building on fire. there are preliminary reports this started with a car crash. as you can see, it led to something much, much bigger than expected. we'll have the latest. let's bing it on. [fight bell: ding, ding] how many here are google users? what if i was to tell you that you would actually like bing way more than google when it came to the results? prove it. let's look up some taco places. i like the left side. yeah? okay, do we need to find out what the waves are like down at the beach? what side do you like better? i like the results on the right. i'm gonna go with the one on the left. oh! bing won! people prefer bing over google for the web's top searches. don't believe it? go to bingiton.com and see what you're missing. >>> crime and punishment tonight. a spectacular well executed diamond heist that reads like an agatha christie whodunit. precious gems stolen by heavily armed men right out of the cargo hold of a plane at an airport in brussels, belgium. there was choreog
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Feb 20, 2013 8:00pm PST
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Feb 20, 2013 1:00am PST
. >>> we're getting new details on the breaking story we were following out of kansas city, missouri. we now know nine people have been injured. we'll talk with an official on the ground. [ anouncer ] ihop is in time square to compare new griddle-melts to your usual breakfast sandwich. a lot more flavor. [ anouncer ] ihop's new griddle melts... made fresh and hot! hand crafted just for you. it's like a sexy sandwich. [ anouncer ] compare new griddle melts yourself. just $4.99. it's an epic breakfast sandwich. [ female announcer ] roc® retinol correxion max. the power of roc® retinol is intensified with a serum. it's proven to be 4x better at smoothing lines and deep wrinkles than professional treatments. roc® max for maximum results. >>> we have new details on the breaking story we're following in kansas city, missouri. a gas explosion at a restaurant has injured at least 14 people, four in critical condition. three people are missing. the explosion appears to have leveled a restaurant in an upscale shopping strict. according to kctv, people in the area reported smelling gas about an
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Feb 21, 2013 1:00am PST
should be looking out for. >>> a popular kansas city restaurant leveled by a natural gas explosion. we have new numbers on the injured and the dead. that's next. [ anouncer ] ihop is in time square to compare new griddle-melts to your usual breakfast sandwich. a lot more flavor. [ anouncer ] ihop's new griddle melts... made fresh and hot! hand crafted just for you. it's like a sexy sandwich. [ anouncer ] compare new griddle melts yourself. just $4.99. it's an epic breakfast sandwich. >>> keeping them honest. over the next two nights, in partnership with "time" magazine we're going to try to shine light into a black hole that many americans are sucked into every day. our investigation, of course, has nothing to do with astrophysics. it's about a hidden universe, the health care industry does not want you to see. the "time" magazine special report "bitter pill" why medical bills are killing us is the result of a seven-month investigation by a journalist into why medical bills are so high in the united states and how understanding those costs could hold the key to fixing health care. it's
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Feb 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
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Feb 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
york city. we'll show you what $1.5 billion looks like up close. [ lisa ] my name's lisa, and chantix helped me quit. i honestly loved smoking, and i honestly didn't think i would ever quit. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. it put me at ease that you could smoke on the first week. [ male announcer ] some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these stop taking chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of depression or other mental health problems, which could get worse while taking chantix. don't take chantix if you've had a serious allergic or skin reaction to it. if you develop these stop taking chantix and see your doctor right away as some can be life-threatening. if you have a history of heart or blood vessel problems, tell your doctor if you have new or worse symptoms. get medical help right away if you have symptoms of a he
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Feb 20, 2013 5:00pm PST
and displayed in a showroom in new york city with the goal of eventually selling in high-end department and specialty stores. they say that will put them on the cutting edge of functional fashion. now, look, i'm a fan of the post office. i love catalogs. the physical ones that clog my mailbox, i love them. it might not be a good sign when the people most associated with your clothing brand is that guy. the post office thinks they have a new take on fashion. the postal service spokesperson says yahoo news it will aim well beyond baseball caps, but wearable lex tronks. now, that's pretty cool because where are you going to find technology like that? well, except for almost every other jacket currently available. now, the post office doesn't have a reputation for being too speedy, so it might be a good idea to jump on a trend that was launched more than 30 years ago. what makes the post office so confident? maybe this. today we spoke with andrew burns, a retail analyst for da davidson. he said overall integrating technology into clothing is a growing trend. performance apparel is up double
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Feb 20, 2013 10:00pm PST
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Feb 21, 2013 6:00am PST
in new york this morning. >>> in kansas city, missouri, we're getting a new look at a gas explosion that killed one person. take a look. this video was taken across the street tuesday as the gas line exploded inside a popular restaurant. 15 people were hurt. there it is, you see it there. wow. subcontractor reported hitting a gas line about an hour before the explosion, and in eastern georgia, investigators are trying to figure out why a small plane crashed after landing, killing five people. the faa says the plane ran off the run yay last night outside of augusta, following a flight from nashville. two people on board did survive. >>> 30 million people across the country are waking up to scenes like this in kansas today. the storm affecting 800,000 square miles in 18 states. check out what happened at the world golf championships in arizona, in just a matter of hours the fairway getting covered in two inches of snow, and that means playing was suspended. >>> in san bernardino, california, cars crashing into one another. oh, wow. yes, they were. the storm causing a traffic nightmare
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Feb 18, 2013 6:00am PST
. president enjoying some r and r at a resort in palm city. others include trade representative john kirk and jam crane, a major democratic donor. mr. obama due back in washington tonight. not only will facebook probably not pay a penny in federal and state taxes for all of 2012, the social media giant expects a federal tax refund of -- are you ready? $430 million. wow. here's why. facebook reported about $1 paraleg $1 billion in pretax dollars last year but gets to rely on stock options it awards to executives. it's perfectly legal. >>> an air force bomber jacket worn by jfk is a top seller of kennedy family memorabilia. the leather jacket has the presidential patch on it. it fetched $629,000. other items included a birthday card from john john to his dad and a marked up itinerary for the slain president's 1963 trip to dallas. relatives found the items at the ho home of one of jfk's special assistants. >>> a new report by "usa today" is uncovering serious problems with a multimillion dollar army program. the program calls itself the human terrain system. it's designed to help american tr
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Feb 19, 2013 8:00pm PST
shot his girlfriend. >>> plus, massive gas explosion tonight in kansas city. meet the 5-passenger ford c-max hybrid. when you're carrying a lot of weight, c-max has a nice little trait, you see, c-max helps you load your freight, with its foot-activated lift gate. but that's not all you'll see, cause c-max also beats prius v, with better mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. woman: what do you mean, homeowners insurance doesn't cover floods? [ heart rate increases ] man: a few inches of water caused all this? [ heart rate increases ] woman #2: but i don't even live near the water. what you don't know about flood insurance may shock you -- including the fact that a preferred risk policy starts as low as $129 a year. for an agent, call the number that appears on your screen. >>> welcome back to the second half of "out front." a massive gas explosion engulfed an area in kansas city known as country club plaza. our affiliate kshb says the fire engulfed a restaurant there. a kansas city police department spokeswoman tells us from initial reports it looks like a car hit a
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Feb 20, 2013 7:00pm PST
be looking out for. >>> a popular kansas city restaurant leveled by a natural gas explosion. we have new numbers on the injured and the dead. that's next. how can you get back pain relief that lasts up to 16 hours? with thermacare heatwraps. thermacare works differently. it's the only wrap with patented heat cells that penetrate deep to relax, soothe, and unlock tight muscles. for up to 16 hours of relief, try thermacare. >>> keeping them honest. over the next two nights, in partnership with "time" magazine we're going to try to shine light into a black hole that in americans are sucked into every day. our investigation, of course, has nothing to do with astrophysics. it's about a hidden universe, the health care industry does not want you to see. the "time magazine" special report "bitter pill" why medical bills are killing us is the result of a seven-month investigation by a journalist into why medical bills are so high in the united states and how understanding those costs could hold the key to fixing health care. it's a fascinating read. cnn investigative correspondent drew griffin h
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Feb 24, 2013 10:00pm PST
where she grew up to the bright lights and big city of johannesburg, south africa, where she was shot to death by oscar pistorius. to those who loved her, it's all inconceivable. >> reeva is not supposed to be dead. she had her whole life ahead of her. she was going to be doing great things. >> but for reeva steenkamp, great things were already happening. in 2011 and 2012 she was ranked by south africa's version of "fhm" magazine as one of the 100 sexiest women of the world. >> she was a gorgeous girl but had like a wicked guy's sense of humor. so she got it and she kind of understood the industry she was in. really intelligent. always fun to work with. >> when she started dating pistorius, a south african power couple was born. >> let's see what's behind door number one. >> reporter: and in 2013 reeva was making her reality television debut. at a program shot in jamaica. >> my name is reeva and i'm a model. we're in jamaica this year. be jealous. you can be jealous. >> reporter: the first episode of the show still aired this week in reeva's honor, producers say, just days before her
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Feb 19, 2013 11:00am PST
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Feb 19, 2013 1:00pm PST
because it happened very quickly without a single fire shot. we know what happened next. out into the city they went. this is where it gets quite fascinating. once they came out of the airport, somewhere down around here, look at all of the art rarelies that they could have gone to. if you think about it, just driving 30 miles per hour in five minutes they could have been beyond that radius in almost any direction, wolf. it's been an extraordinary story of how they were organized, the whole thing from beginning to end took about 11 minutes and then they were gone without a trace. they found a burned out vehicle that they think is connected to this but they don't know if it was the direction they went or anything else. the bottom line is, the diamonds are gone. if you want a sense of what $50 million in diamonds looks like, take a look at this. this bag has half a million small diamonds in it. if you want to have $50 million worth of diamonds, what you have to have is that many bags full of diamonds like that. so it's an extraordinary robbery but getting rid of it, wolf, will be the real ch
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Feb 18, 2013 1:00pm PST
's helicopter flying over the city of chicago. she went to a corner store to get a pop and some chips and was caught in gang cross fire. a senior in high school. her family said she wanted to be a lawyer. wolf. >> is it on track now, the gang violence, the deaths, the senseless killings that are going on in chicago right now, potentially to be even worse this year than last? because last was awful. >> reporter: yeah, it was. and yes, the answer to your question, if things continue as they have already this year in the month of january, 42 murders, that's the most in the month of january since 2002. if it continues at this pace, unbelievably, chicago will have more murders this year than even last. >> ted rowlands, thanks very much. this important note to our viewers. i'm going to be speaking with jenay mcfarland's mother about her family's tragedy, later tonight, 8:00 p.m. eastern, i'm filling in for anderson cooper on "a.c. 360." >>> shock at the apparent suicide of country star mindy mccready. her life sounded like the lyrics of a heartbreak ballad, including drug abuse, domestic vi
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Feb 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
, that massive gas explosion at a kansas city, missouri, restaurant. today a body was found in the rubble. authorities say it's too early to say if it belongs to a woman working at the restaurant. she hasn't been seen since the palast, but at least 15 others were injured. now, we have obtained surveillance video of the explosion the moment it happened. you're going to notice it on the top corner of the frame. you can just see it there. we're also learning tonight, though, that a utility crew was called into the area to investigate the odor. according to the mayor, the fire department also responded to the call about the odor 50 minutes before the blast, but then left the scene because the utility company said they had everything under control. we reached out to the utility company, a spokesperson says they couldn't verify that version of events, but they are still investigating. >>> tonight, cnn has learned that the army has revoked the promotion of paula broadwell. her involvement with david petraeus led to his resignation. broadwell has been approved to a promotion to lieutenant colonel
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Feb 21, 2013 9:00pm PST
and every city. a good form of self-defense, whether it's a false sense of security or not. a lot of people in south africa carry guns for self-defense. with regard to the issue, that was a major mistake what happened from oscar's part, it wasn't intentional. it could have been a very bad event and something that could have been very tragic. we are very fortunate and after that event, oscar was very apologetic. that's how dangerous guns can be. by no means did i think he was negligent with the gun. it was a pure accident, what happened. >> in terms of where we are now, try and -- if you can, tell me about the area of pretoria in south africa, where oscar lives. how dangerous is it there? did oscar have good reason -- and you told us he was paranoid. did oscar have good reason to fear someone would break in and cause his harm? >> definitely. i can't talk about around the world, but in south africa, the most secure state and most protected places are the places getting hit all the time, the upmarketplaces are where people are looking to break in, burglars are looking to intrude. i believe sen
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Feb 22, 2013 10:00pm PST
city of jo ha nance burg, south africa, where she was shot to death by oscar pistorius. to those who loved her, it's inconceivable. >> reeva is not supposed to be dead. she had her whole life ahead of her. she was going to be doing great things. >> but for reeva steenkamp, great things were already happening. in 2011 and 2012 she was ranked as one of the 100 sexiest women in the world. >> she was a by key e knee model, beautiful, gorgeous girl, but she had a wicked sense of humor. so she got it and she kind of understood the industry she was in. really intelligent. always fun to work with. >> when she started dating pistorius, a south african power couple was born. >> let's e see what's behind door number one. >> reporter: and in 2013 reeva was making her reality television debut. it was shot in jamaica. >> my name is reeva and i'm a model. we're in jamaica this year. be jealous. >> reporter: the first episode of the show still aired this week in reeva's honor, producers say, just days before her funeral. a private ceremony attended by more than 100 friends and relatives including he
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Feb 23, 2013 12:00am PST
things to consider. one is the culture of violence in ha city. a particular problem with crime by people intruding into the homes of the rich and famous and successful. so oscar pistorius talked before about a paranoia. but secondly, the medical research council says three women are killed by their partner every day. >> and the prosecutor just pointed out as well in this case that recently there was the rape and murder of a 17-year-old in south africa. so it's really important to understand that there's a lot of violence against women as well as fear of intruders in the home. so let's not minimize that because that's also extremely important. why did -- >> that's like apples and oranges. >> the four shots thing i find if he genuinely thought it was an intruder about to attack him, look at the number of cases in america where there are states for stand your ground. i don't think there's a limitation on the number of bullet e s fire ed d. >> why didn't he flee? why didn't he see if his girlfriend was okay and help her to run out the door? >> it's based on calm, rational thought. alan, you
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Feb 23, 2013 6:00pm PST
come a long way from the sleepy seaside town where she grew up to the bright lights and big city of johannesburg, south africa. where she was shot to death by oscar pistorius. to those who loved her, it's all inconceivable. >> reeva's not supposed to be dead. reeva had her whole life ahead of her. she was going to be doing great things. >> but for reeva steenkamp, great things were already happening. in 2011 and 2012, she was ranked by south africa's version of fhm magazine as one of the 100 sexiest women in the world. hagan engler was the editor. >> she was a bikini model. but she had a wicked sense of humor. she understood the industry she was in and really intelligent. always fun to work with. >> when she started dating pistorius, a south african power couple was born. >> let's see what's behind door number one. >> and in 2013 -- >> go! >> reeva was making her reality television debut on a program called "tropica island." >> my name is reeva. we're in jamaica this year. >> the first episode of the show still aired this week and reeva's producers say just days before her funera
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Feb 24, 2013 2:00am PST
from dayton, to the eternal city. thank you for having me this morning. you know, i've said that what we need to be thinking is not so much about specific regions or about specific populations or the kind of qualities and characteristics that the church needs in a leader today. and, again, and again, you know, i believe that the church needs first and foremost a pastor that is able to, you know, to deal with the suffering, the divisions and the polar ruization that exists. secondly, the church needs a diplomat. a diplomat that will be able to address the globalized world that we live in. the human differences that accompany this world and the different kind of gifts and challenges that are presented today. and, third, you know, the next leader that the church needs is an administrator who can manage the goods of the household and can tap into the abundant gifts that exist in this church and exists within society in men and women of good will. >> how likely is it that any new pope will have a different sense of where the catholic church stands. for example, on abortion, on divorce, on
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Feb 19, 2013 11:00pm PST
shot his girlfriend. >>> plus, we're still following this breaking news story in kansas city. we'll be right back. at a dry cleaner, we replaced people with a machine. what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. how sharp is your business security?o! can it help protect your people and property, while keeping out threats to your operations? it's not working! yes it is. welcome to tyco integrated security. with world-class monitoring centers and thousands of qualified technicians. we've got a personal passion to help your business run safer, smarter, and sharper. we are tyco integrated security. and we are sharper. barrow island has got rare kangaroos. ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after i
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Feb 20, 2013 6:00pm PST
arriving at city hospital") which is why we're proud to help connect our students with leading employers across the nation. (subway announcer: "next stop financial center") let's get to work. >> is not a violent person. he is a peace maker. he has always been a peace maker, and that's his nature. he looks tough, and he looked like the superstar and held himself in public domain, but he is actually a very, very kind, soft person. >> defending the blade runner accused of murder. that the uncle of oscar pistorius. prosecutors call it murder. the defense maintains pistorius thought he was shooting at an intruder. tom foreman goes inside the home for an exclusive look at both theories. >> you have to consider the layout of this apartment to understand the competing views of what happened here. this is oscar pistorius's view. he says he and his girlfriend were in bed when he got up in the middle of the morning, the early hours of darkness there, and went out to the balance donny to close a window and bring in a fan. unbeknownst to him, she got up and went into the rest room. when he came back
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Feb 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
amounts. russell, kansas, 22 inches of snowfall. kansas city, shattered their daily snowfall record. they saw nine inches plus of snowfall. look at what happened in wichita, kansas. this was sent from a reporter. she was in her office building and they thought it was an earthquake. she went down and photographed these large pieces of ice and snow falling off her building. what can we expect for the weekend? we're watching an area of low pressure that's going to move from the midatlantic to the new england coast. we have been checking on the forecast in boston and the models are not agreeing. could be rain, could be snow, could be a mix. but generally speaking, one of our models from europe says maybe 4 to 8 inches of snow. but interior sections of new england, you might see 8 to 12 inches. it's going to be a messy weekend across nebrasw england. and across the southeast, some of the rainfall totals are going to be staggering the next couple days. 4 to 6 inches in the deep south. >> let's get caught up on the other stories we're following. >>> the obama administration urged to strike
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Feb 22, 2013 8:00pm PST
. kansas city shattered their daily snowfall record. they saw nine inches plus of snowfall. look at what happened in wichita, kansas. this was sent from a reporter. she was in her office building and they thought it was an earthquake. she went down and photographed these large pieces of ice and snow falling off her building. what can we expect for the weekend? we're watching an area of low pressure that's going to move from the midatlantic to the new england coast. we have been checking on the forecast in boston and the models are not agreeing. could be rain, could be snow, could be a mix. but generally speaking, one of our models from europe says maybe 4 to 8 inches of snow. but interior sections of new england, you might see 8 to 12 inches. it's going to be a messy weekend across new england. and across the southeast, some of the rainfall totals are going to be staggering the next couple days. 4 to 6 inches in the deep south. >> let's get caught up on the other stories we're following. >>> the obama administration urged to strike down the defense of marriage act. today was the deadline
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Feb 19, 2013 4:00am PST
, allegedly bribing contractors wanting to get or keep city contracts. rob morrison will appear in a connecticut courtroom to face domestic charges. he was arrested early sunday morning after allegedly choking his wife, cbs business anchor ashley morrison. >>> the fire that crippled carnival "triumph" was caused by a leak oil return line. it ignited the fire in one of the ship's two engine rooms. there is no indication that this blaze was set intentionally. >>> so it turns out michelle obama's much talked about new haircut, the bangs, was the result of a mid life crisis on her 49th birthday, she can't buy a sports car, won't be allowed to bungy bump so instead she got bangs. >> a good fashion choice. >> and looks just like you. >> still ahead on our next hour we're going to be talking about what happens in this bail hearing for oscar pistorius, speaking out about those accusations that he planned to kill his girlfriend, the premeditated murder charges. we'll take you live to south africa for the latest on what he has been telling the court. >>> also hacker headquarters? that bui
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